Ask the Experts

& Open Archives

A free program to the community, Ask the Experts is offered every month (excluding July and August), and addresses a featured topic by an expert on prevalent issues relating to historic home and landscape care, as well as  free access to the Archives. Ask questions; get solutions!


This series is FREE, and no pre-registration is required.

Ask the Experts Home & Garden Series

There will be no Ask the Experts presentations in November and December. Please check back soon for our 2018 schedule.

Open Archives

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Discover details about your home or street through architectural drawings, photos, maps, real estate atlases, deeds, and diaries. Archivist Alex Bartlett will guide you through the 20,000+ items to find just what you’re looking for. And while you’re here, explore our exhibit, Discovering Chestnut Hill: Rural Village to Philadelphia Neighborhood.